Argument: Taxpayers, not nuclear industry, assume risks of disaster

Issue Report: Nuclear energy


“6 reasons against nuclear energy”. 1 million Europeans against nuclear power: “Although nuclear power is a hazardous business, the nuclear industry hardly has any financial liability. In the case of a nuclear disaster, most of the damages will be paid by society and not the companies’ insurances. None of the various international conventions on nuclear damage currently in force are designed to make operators, or owners, of nuclear facilities liable for damage they cause.”